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Larry

[lar-ee]
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noun
  1. a male given name, form of Lawrence, Laurence.
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Examples from the Web for larrys

Historical Examples

  • It was Larrys turn to be in the limelight in the Brooklyns half of the fourth.

    Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team

    Lester Chadwick

  • Larrys got them going before they walk out there; and he knows it too, believe me!

    Peter Cotterell's Treasure

    Rupert Sargent Holland

  • Larrys visiting some of his college friends and will be home in time for the beach party, I think.

    Betty Lee, Senior

    Harriet Pyne Grove

  • She almost told Carolyn about Larrys arranging with Marcella to be with her at supper that night of the party.

    Betty Lee, Senior

    Harriet Pyne Grove

  • Larrys share ended there, and Larry himself exited from the scene of his first command quite inconspicuously on a stretcher.

    Grapes of wrath

    Boyd Cable


British Dictionary definitions for larrys

Larry

noun
  1. happy as Larry or as happy as Larry British, Australian and NZ informal extremely happy
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Word Origin

of uncertain origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for larrys

Larry

masc. proper name, often a familiar form of Lawrence.

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